[vdr] Dual Tuner Cards

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 12:30:10 CEST 2007

On 6/26/07, Soeren Sonnenburg <vdr-ml at nn7.de> wrote:

> Don't buy this card if you want to use it in a permanent (i.e. vdr)
> setup where your computer is on 24/7. You will notice disconnects every
> now an then rendering the device rather useless...
> And yes this still happens with *any* kernel version (2.6.20 - 21.5) +
> even the experimental mercurial tree out there...
> Soeren

Well our experience with the T500 differs to yours. We have multiple T500's
in multiple 'permanent' vdr installations that are running 24/7. We don't
see disconnects under Kubuntu 7.04.

The only area where I can say we have had some issues with the T500 is
related to its ability to hold onto a signal in some situations. It seems
more sensitive to transmission quality/strength than other cards or external
usb DVB devices we have tested. But in our experience these have been
relatively minor issues.

All I can say is that is our experience.
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